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NCJ Number: 42173 Find in a Library
Title: DENIAL OF BAIL FOR PREVENTIVE PURPOSES
Journal: AUSTRALIAN & NEW ZEALAND JOURNAL OF CRIMINOLOGY  Volume:10  Issue:1  Dated:(MARCH 1977)  Pages:27-39
Author(s): G CAINE
Corporate Author: Southdown Press
Australia
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 13
Sponsoring Agency: Southdown Press
Melbourne, Australia
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: Australia
Annotation: THIS ARTICLE EXAMINES PREVENTIVE DETENTION IN AUSTRALIA AND OTHER ENGLISH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES IN AN EFFORT TO ASSIST IN DEBATE ON THE SUBJECT IN AUSTRALIA.
Abstract: THE AUTHOR DISCUSSES LEGAL AND OTHER PROBLEMS INVOLVED IN PREVENTIVE DETENTION, CITING RELEVANT CASE LAW WHERE APPLICABLE. HE CONCLUDES THAT THE LAW OF PREVENTIVE DETENTION IS UNCLEAR, THAT PREVENTIVE DETENTION HAS ENORMOUS ADVERSE IMPACT ON DETAINEES AND THE COMMUNITY, AND THAT PROCEDURES ARE SO CRUDE AS TO GUARANTEE THAT MANY OF THOSE DETAINED ARE THOSE WHO WOULD BE UNLIKELY RECIDIVATE. SUGGESTIONS FOR ENACTMENT OF SPEEDY TRIAL LEGISLATION LIKE THAT IN EFFECT IN WASHINGTON, DC, SUBSTANTIAL IMPROVEMENT OF DETENTION FACILITIES, COMPENSATION FOR THOSE DETAINED, AND AUTOMATIC SUBTRACTION OF DETENTION TIME FROM ANY SENTENCE IMPOSED ARE SET FORTH....EB
Index Term(s): Australia; Canada; Comparative analysis; Detention; Great Britain/United Kingdom; Judicial decisions; Pretrial procedures; Preventive detention; United States of America
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